From fun-filled family days exploring the dunes in search of wildlife, to dune school educational events and digital webinars or talks from our sand dune experts, we're always working on creating a whole host of exciting events to sign up for.

Upcoming Events

Halloween Trail at Croyde, Devon, 26-31 October

Join North Devon National Trust for games, Harry Potter cow sculptures and a Halloween themed trail around Baggy Point, designed for the whole family.

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[Online] Shifting approaches, shifting sands – how dune management has changed, with Tim at Plantlife

Find out why we’ve ditched the bucket and spade and have brought in the diggers. By the end of the session, you will understand the threats to sand dunes, historic management practices and how we can reintroduce natural dynamism into sand dunes.

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Wildlife Watch Taster Day: Beach Activities at Cleethorpes

Join our Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust team for a Wildlife Watch taster day this October half term, as we make big beach art and discover wildlife beneath the waves.

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Paint a Paper Lantern workshop, Ainsdale NNR, Sefton Coast

Come along to Ainsdale NNR and have a go at painting a paper lantern to take away! Maybe you’ll make it into a natterjack toad or a spooky sand lizard?

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Halloween Beach Clean at South Walney, Cumbria – 30 Oct

Halloween’s not about trick or trash, help us clean the reserve’s beaches and fight pollution like superheroes do, then enjoy some treats on us. Wrap up warm and don your wellies for a spooky afternoon!

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Guided Walk: Heritage at Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes, Lincolnshire

Join us for a friendly walk on the first Friday each month with one of our wardens, and learn more about the history and heritage of the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe coastline.

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Christmas letter trail, Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe NNR

Find Robin’s lost letters, discover new birds and learn how far they travel to our coastline this winter! This is a great, festive day out for the family.

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Volunteering Events & Opportunities

Halloween Beach Clean at South Walney, Cumbria – 30 Oct

Halloween’s not about trick or trash, help us clean the reserve’s beaches and fight pollution like superheroes do, then enjoy some treats on us. Wrap up warm and don your wellies for a spooky afternoon!

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Cumbria: Citizen Science Volunteer Opportunity

Various Times Free Are you interested in ecological monitoring? Do you want to gain experience or utilize…

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Volunteer (Various dates) at Haverigg, Cumbria

Various dates Various times Free Become a volunteer at Haverigg and join our upcoming Conservation Days Do…

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Coastal Engagement Volunteer, Lincolnshire

If you want to help people connect with nature and wildlife along our coastline and would like to help with the occasional event, we’d love to hear from you.

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Events photo gallery

Explore some of our previous dune activities and days out!